Company Update

Gustaf Salford appointed Elekta CEO by Board of Directors

Gustaf Salford has been appointed to the role of President and CEO, effective immediately. He has been Acting CEO since early June 2020.

“I am honored to take on the role of President and CEO of this fantastic company. And I will, together with my team, accelerate Elekta’s strategy and future profitable growth. As the leader in precision radiation medicine we strive to increase accessibility to cancer care, build resilience and continue to push and expand the boundaries for innovation.”

Gustaf Salford, President and CEO

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Elekta Studio*

We are proud to present Elekta Studio – for you to unleash the full potential of interventional radiotherapy!

Elekta Studio is a complete solution for contemporary radiation treatment. It provides you the images you needed for every step of the workflow. From insertion and planning to verification and treatment.

 

*Elekta Studio is comprised of multiple medical devices, some of which may not yet be available in all markets. Confirm availability with your local Elekta representative.



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Elekta Harmony*

What has a bee got to do with our latest linear accelerator?

Balance.

They might be very small, but bees wield enormous power. Productive and industrious, they look after the 75% of Earth's plant species that rely on pollenation, keeping the planet's ecosystem in balance.

And to us, balance is as critical in the clinic as it is in nature

* Not available in all markets



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ESTRO 2020

Elekta events and more

Please join us for Elekta’s Lunch Symposium, come see us in the ESTRO Village, visit our virtual booth, book a product demo, and hear from our presidents. We hope to see you - virtually - soon!



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Leksell Gamma Knife® Lightning

We are proud to present Leksell Gamma Knife® Lightning* – A simple solution to accelerate your workflow

Newly introduced by Elekta, the next generation dose optimizer for intracranial radiosurgery, that can reduce treatment delivery times up to 50%.

 

*Leksell Gamma Knife® Lightning is not yet commercially available. Elekta maintains supporting data on file.



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Elekta Unity

Three reasons why Elekta Unity is so useful

Since Elekta Unity has gone clinical, we have received excellent customer feedback. Dr Alison Tree, Consultant Clinical Oncologist at The Royal Marsden and Team Leader in Uro-oncology Clinical Trials at the ICR, explains three key attributes that Elekta Unity fulfills:

  • Precision
  • Ability to monitor in real time
  • Adaptive treatment plan

Find out more in this video about how important Elekta Unity is to clinicians and patients.

Elekta Unity

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